Summer Camps Assistants - Various Activities

Founded in 1924, and enjoying close ties with the UN, the Foundation of the International School of Geneva, commonly known as Ecolint, is the world's number one international school. With eight schools on three campuses across the Geneva area, we educate around 4500 students aged from 3-18. We have around 1500 employees representing more than 110 nationalities. Ecolint is built on strong humanitarian values and prides itself on its long history of pedagogical innovation, including the creation of the International Baccalaureate, currently a reference in more than 3500 international schools in the world. Our mission is to shape students' lives and prepare them to be world citizens engaged with the political, ethical and environmental challenge of their times.
Information
LocationFoundation
Application closing date15/03/2019
Starting Date01.07.2019
Contractfull-time

La Grande Boissière/ La Châtaigneraire/ Nations

Summer Camps Department

Seeks from 1st July 2019 to 16th August 2019

To complete our Foundation Summer Camps team, we are looking for:

SUMMER CAMPS ASSISTANTS – VARIOUS ACTIVITIES

Full-time: the role is 100% (40 hours per week) for up to 4 weeks in July and two weeks in August (6 weeks work in total). Specific working times will depend on specific activities and availability of successful candidates.

These roles are part of the Foundation Camps programme.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Camp Coach in running an activity and supervision of a group of up to 16 children aged 3-14 taking part in one of the different activities offered at Ecolint Camps. This will include supervision of arrivals and departures (including attendance register), mealtimes, and structured free time activities such as water fun, as well as the core activity.
  • Whilst the Coach is responsibility for the safety, pastoral care and wellbeing of the children in his or her charge at all times throughout the week of camps, the assistant plays an important role in supporting the Coach, and may be left to supervise the group whilst the Coach is otherwise engaged, or be asked to work directly with a part of the group.

Candidate requirements:

  • Experience working with children and young people, ideally in a school or holiday camp setting or equivalent.
  • Personable, kind, caring disposition.
  • Passion and knowledge for the subject of the camp, and the creativity, energy and enthusiasm to transmit that passion to young people of different levels of experience and ability.
  • Recognized qualifications in related fields and/or pedagogy are an asset, though not necessarily required.
  • Only Swiss or EU citizens are eligible for work permits for this role.

Other relevant information:

Job-holder can enrol his or her children in the Summer Camp programme free of charge (when they are working on site) if relevant.

Candidates are required to apply online on our link below, providing their CV, the contact details of three referees, one of whom must be your current or most recent employer, and a cover letter to the attention of Mrs Naïma HADADI, Director of Camps, International School of Geneva, La Grande Boissière, by 15th March 2019, mentioning the reference number 004.

Only application via our website will be considered

Only candidates whose profiles match will be contacted.

Apply Online

The International School of Geneva welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.